The independent resource on global security

Research

SIPRI looks at the most important symptoms of insecurity and tries to control them.

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Recently updated Armament and disarmament projects

Museum of Science and Industry in Hiroshima, Japan on 6 August 1945

SIPRI works to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction, particularly biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.

Piles of coins next to a bullet

SIPRI tracks arms production, international arms tranfers, arms embargoes and military spending.

3d printer

SIPRI surveys the current state of various emerging military technologies.

SIPRI looks at the most important consequences of insecurity and tries to minimize them.

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Recently updated Conflict and peace projects

Map of Asia

SIPRI looks at security issues and development opportunities in Asia.

Map of Russia and Eurasia

SIPRI aims to analyse and identify trends in the complex security and conflict dynamics in post-Soviet states.

Map of Europe

SIPRI analyses the state of European security and how it is changing.

SIPRI looks at the long-term causes of insecurity and tries to develop paths to sustainable peace.

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Recently updated Peace and development projects

San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia, Chile

SIPRI looks at the effects of climate change on peace and security.

Slums and high-rise buildings in Manila, Philippines

SIPRI focuses on the conditions necessary to resolve conflicts and the effects of positive peace in promoting sustainable development.     

A women's health group at the Jamam refugee camp in South Sudan, 2012

SIPRI looks at the negative effects of exclusion on peace and development and the positive benefits of inclusion.